Xbox One vs. PS4: Which is best?

Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have their pros and cons, but there's one that's worth your holiday dollars.

Hardware

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There's not much separating the Sony (SNE) PlayStation 4 and Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) Xbox One when it comes to hardware. They both pack eight-core processors and eight gigabytes of RAM,

The PS4 edges out the Xbox, however, with a thinner, sleeker design, a more powerful graphics processor and faster memory. Sony also makes all of the PS4's resources available to game developers.

Winner: PS4

  @CNNTech - Last updated December 11 2013 03:58 AM ET
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